5 Ways to Go Back to School Smarter
Here's how we've got your kids covered all day. A new school year is all about new pencils, new teachers and new routines – and we're here to help.
September 05, 2017
Sending the kids off on the firstday can mean the house is empty for the first time in months. If everyone is away from home during the day, use geofencing with the Lyric thermostat to save money on cooling and heating.
Get Higher Test Scores
According to research,there's a positive correlation between schoolbuilding conditions and student performance. So improving student comfortcreates a better learning environment and can lead to higher test scores. Moreinformation here.
Keep in Touch After School
If the kids beat you home after school, you can makesure they're doing their homework with a security camera. When they arrive home, you'll receive a notification and can check in to say hello, askabout their day and encourage them to get a jump on their homework.
Plan for Rain Days at the Bus Stop
Chilly weather in the forecast? No excuse to miss the buswhen kids have a pair of Muck Boots. Be prepared for puddle jumping, making leaf piles, and enjoying the outdoors.
Shut Down Before Bed
Don't let screens ruin a newschool year. According to a 2016 study, kids using cellphones and computers at night can lead to losing sleep &endash; both quality andquantity. Have kids turn off their electronics an hour before bedtime.